Men of the Ondo State Security Network, Amotekun arrested a 42-year-old man, identified as Micheal Chinedu who allegedly defiled a nine-year-old girl in Oke Ijebu area of Akure, the State capital.
Parallel Facts gathered the father of three lured the underaged girl to his room and raped her while the parents reported the incident to the Amotekun Corps.
Chinedu who denied raping the young girl said he did not penetrate but only inserted his finger into her private parts.
The Amotekun State Commander, Adetunji Adeleye, who confirmed the arrest, said the suspects will be arraigned before the court after conclusion of investigation.
In similar development, the Amotekun commander also disclosed the corps
rescued two kidnapped victims who were abducted by suspected kidnappers in Akure North Local Government Area of the State, while one of the suspected criminals was abducted.
It was gathered the gunmen who invaded the community kidnapped the two victims (Monday John and Daisi Oloye), who were reportedly macheted and dragged away from the village into the forest.
It, however, took the swift intervention of the men of Amotekun to rescue the two victims while one of the suspected kidnappers was arrested, according to Tribune report.
One of the victims, Daisi Oloye explained that he was working on his farm with others when about five men invaded the farm with guns and cutlasses and macheted him.
“They descended on us while one of us escaped and informed the people of the community who called the Amotekun men. They dragged us into the bush before the Amotekun men who were combing the bush located us.
“The men ran away but one of them was apprehended by the security men and they have been on the trail of the hoodlums since yesterday,” he told the newsmen.
Adeleye said the arrest was made possible with the cooperation of the people in the area.
“The command got a distress call from a community in Akure. It was gathered that two farmers have been whisked away and we immediately swing into action and the victims were rescued.
“The two men were rescued and one of the kidnappers was arrested and confessed that other four gun-wielding members of the syndicate had fled into the forest,” he said.